Parents & Families
Welcome to the Alameda Unified School District.
It’s no secret why Alameda is recognized as one the nation’s 100 best communities for young people—Alameda’s innovative and outstanding programs and services for social and emotional well-being make us an amazing place for youth to live, learn and grow. Thank you for being part of our city and of our district!
Our schools are the backbone of a thriving Alameda; they are composed of students who come to school well prepared and eager to learn. Parents and families are concerned with success and provide outstanding support for their children. The PTA, school clubs, and many volunteers contribute countless hours and resources to our students and schools. AUSD’s goal is for our students to gain the skills that will allow them to become successful, confident, contributing members of society. We turn to you as our partner in education and welcome you to get involved either in your child’s classroom, your school site council, your school’s parent community, and or by adopting a classroom via the Alameda Education Foundation.
For comments or suggestions about our parent and family page, please feel free to contact our office by phone (510) 337-7190, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at our district office located at 2060 Challenger Drive, Alameda, CA 94501.
- 2016-2017 School Calendar
- Transition to Common Core Resource Page for Parents
- School Loop: Individual school's websites. Click on the name of your child's school to access their website/school loop log in.
- School Menus: Up to date school menus and link to purchase school meals. AUSD Wellness policy available here.
- Supporting our Schools: Information on parcel taxes and links to AUSD supporters.
- After School Activities and Childcare Options: A comprehensive resource list of childcare, activities, sports and other programs available in Alameda.
Services the District Provides
Resources - Links
*The below links will take you outside Alameda Unified School District's website. AUSD cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by linked sites. Linking to a website does not constitute an endorsement by AUSD, or any of its employees, of the sponsors of the site or the products presented on the site.
Common Core Resources
What you need to know about the new Common Core standards transition.
STAR Test Results
Each spring, California students in grades 2 through 11 take the CSTs (California Standards Test) as part of the state's STAR (Standardized Testing and Reporting) program. Find the results here.
Academic Performance Index (API)
The API is a single number on a scale of 200 to 1,000 that indicates how well a school performed the previous year. The API is used to rank schools, set growth targets, and compare schools.
PTA - California
National Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
PTA Council - Alameda
Alameda's Parent Teacher Association Council for Alameda
eSchool News gives you the latest news on K-20 school technology issues.
Alameda Family Services
Alameda Family Services is a human services organization whose programs improve the emotional, psychological and physical health of children, youth and families.
Alameda Multicultural Community Center
The AMCC provides critical services and advocacy to primarily under served low-income communities of color.
Wiki intended parents to stay connected with each other and share resources.
Early Childhood Education: From Birth to Three
Zero to Three provides downloadable Healthy Minds handouts that are based on findings from a report from the National Academy of Sciences that examined research on child and brain development to establish what is known about a child’s development from birth until age three.
The Alameda Collaborative for Children, Youth and Their Families
Add your calendar events, find key resources/links. Site includes the Youth Yellow Pages, Child Care Needs Analysis, and many other useful items.
Resources for parents with special needs students
Health information, services and resources provided by Alameda Hospital.